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Supervisor -Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Coordinator - St. Charles Parish Hospital/Luling - Full Time

Company: Ochsner Health
Location: Luling
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Job Description:

This job oversees LPNs and other unlicensed assistive personnel in the performance of nursing care of assigned patients. Maintains a positive work relationship with the healthcare team and provides patient care and service with individuals of all assigned age groups. Performs human resource activities and operates within budget targets.

Education

Required - Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing.


Work Experience

Required - 3 years of LPN experience including ambulatory care experience.

1 year of relevant leadership experience.


Certifications

Required - Current LPN License in the state of practice.

Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association.

Preferred - IV Certification.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Proficiency in using computers, software, and web-based applications.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care process.

  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule (e.g. 24/7, weekend, holiday, on call availability) and travel throughout and between facilities.


Job Duties

  • Coordinates clinical operations and supervises, trains and develops department staff to ensure quality assurance.

  • Performs performance evaluations for LPNs and other clinical/clerical staff as directed by the department manager.

  • Coordinates provider call schedule and provider staff clinic schedules and assignments.

  • Safely administers medication and prescribed therapies utilizing National Patient Safety Guidelines.

  • Provides safe, effective nursing care to ensure an effective patient visit.

  • Answers patients’ questions, resolves issues and escalates concerns as needed.

  • Completes appropriate medical/legal documentation.

  • Adapts to the specific patient population, including but not limited to respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style.

  • Performs other related duties as required.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.


The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
 

Physical and Environmental Demands

The physical essential functions of this job include (but are not limited to) the following:  Frequently exerting 10 to 20 pounds of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100 pounds of force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport, storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.

Keywords: Ochsner Health, New Orleans , Supervisor -Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Coordinator - St. Charles Parish Hospital/Luling - Full Time, Other , Luling, Louisiana

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